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Licensing Your Dog


When


All dogs 3 months of age and older must be licensed by February 28. Dogs acquired after February 28 must be licensed immediately to avoid penalties.

Why


Licensing is a requirement of Ohio law. The license, attached to your dog's collar, will identify you as the owner should the dog be lost. If the dog is impounded by the Dog Warden's office and is wearing its tag, you will be notified. Dogs not wearing their current license tags are held only 3 days for redemption.

Where


  • Dog Warden's Office
  • Auditors Office, Mahoning County Court House

Hours


  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Other agencies are also available throughout the County. Dog License Agents (PDF)
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